A UCLA-led study estimates that almost 28,500 deaths could be prevented each year in the U.S. through use of a new FDA-approved class of cardiovascular medication that helps reduce mortality in patients diagnosed with heart failure and reduced...
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A new UCLA app helps families cope with the trauma of natural disasters, including wildfires and extreme weather events like heat waves.
21-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica has attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The credential recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor a healthcare...
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Impaired Decision-Making Related to Memory May Contribute to Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease, UCLA Study Finds
UCLA researchers have discovered that people with Parkinson’s disease have a form of impaired decision-making that may be a major contributor to the movement problems that characterize the disease.
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Prostate cancer patients may soon have a new option to treat their disease: laser heat. UCLA researchers have found that focal laser ablation – the precise application of heat via laser to a tumor – is both feasible and safe in men with...
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Rice anyone? How about a bowl of ramen noodles? Researchers have found that some Asian-Americans are more likely to hunger for carbohydrates and unhealthy foods than other Asian-Americans — and the reason appears to be genetic.
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Companion Care Program at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Strives to Make Hospital Stays Less Lonely for Elderly Patients
Here’s a great story that involves lonely, elderly hospital patients, volunteerism, and an aspiring medical school student. UCLA-Santa Monica Hospital’s “Companion Care Program” pairs volunteers with older patients who often experience...
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Some 200 students in the Class of 2016 will receive their medical degrees during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Earning an M.D. is extraordinarily difficult, requiring grueling hours, demanding classes...
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Swimming is synonymous with summer. But more time in water can lead to a painful infection of the external ear canal called swimmer’s ear. Here's how to prevent and treat it.
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As the summer season kicks off, UCLA Health pediatrician Dr. Jay Joo offers advice on sun safety for babies.
25-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT
UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics as we head into summer.
23-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT
Big backyard swimming pools aren’t the only source of drownings. Those seemingly safe small, inflatable “kiddie” pools can be just as dangerous.
23-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT
@UCLAHealth Pediatrics Expert Available to Comment on Artificially Sweetened Drinks and Higher Infant Weight
10-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT
Understanding Concussion: UCLA Expert Can Address Latest Advances in Research, Treatment and Education
9-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT